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Contemporary women writers look back

Alice Ridout

Contemporary women writers look back

from irony to nostalgia

by Alice Ridout

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship,
  • Women authors,
  • History and criticism,
  • Women and literature,
  • Literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-182 ) and index.

    StatementAlice Ridout
    SeriesContinuum literary studies, Continuum literary studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR116 .R54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25344306M
    ISBN 101441147446
    ISBN 109781441147448
    LC Control Number2011381048
    OCLC/WorldCa657602612

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